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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

December Solstice 2011

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 05:29:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 97° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.64 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.2"951.77 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 minorth951.77 mi
24 hours0° 07' 29.0"7.92 mieast0° 00' 14.0"0.27 minorth7.93 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 05:29:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 60° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.15 meters/second, 1498.1 km/hour, 930.9 miles/hour or 808.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.52 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 23' 44.7"930.60 miwest0° 05' 29.7"6.30 misouth930.34 mi
24 hours14° 39' 57.5"948.06 mieast1° 30' 07.7"103.36 misouth948.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthThu 1:29 PM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmEast-southeast ESE
BandungThu 12:29 PM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 12:29 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandThu 10:29 AM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmSouthwest SW
SurabayaThu 12:29 PM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarThu 1:29 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeThu 1:29 PM2833 km1760 miles1529 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakThu 12:29 PM2912 km1809 miles1572 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurThu 1:29 PM2983 km1853 miles1610 nmNorth N
MakassarThu 1:29 PM3140 km1951 miles1696 nmNortheast NE
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